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Are Bernie Sanders' mittens a sign of white privilege? No, but the claim is emblematic of the lunacy of woke culture

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02.02.2021

During the 1980s, there was a hearing on Capitol Hill about obscenity in the music industry. One of the people to testify during that hearing was the lead singer of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister, Dee Snider. When he was asked about possible sadomasochism in his song ‘Under the Blade’ he made a point to say that the song was not about that, and the only reason that people were finding it is because that's what they were looking for and they were twisting the meaning for their own narratives. It's a particular theme that is interesting to explore, because we often see this in the modern day. Especially when you try to say that Bernie Sanders, an ethnic Jew wearing mittens and a frumpy coat, is a symbol of white privilege.

Ingrid Seyr-Ochi, a teacher from San Francisco, detailed her claims about Sanders in an article for the San Francisco Chronicle. The claims in the article can best be described as ‘loopy’ or ‘bonkers’ or any other synonym of ‘crazy’. Her statement of “This is white privilege. It can be hard to pinpoint, but when we see it we know it” may as well be her saying that her rather strange opinions are supposed to be taken as fact even when there could be evidence or arguments to the contrary. Especially when you're trying to........

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